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open error 5 Input/output error on applications/testEdit.app/contents
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Aug 14, 2008, 05:36 PM
I have the subject line problem going on with my MacPro Xeon. It is about two years old. It has to do with text edit.app. My 'puter is slowed to a crawl and I do not know how to fix it. I have used the disc utility, both Verify and Repair and it cannot repair it. This is only the second problem I have had with the Mac and am wondering how to deal with it. I have not experienced an I/O problem with this computer and I can't figure out what I did to cause it as I use the computer for my photography business and email. I thought it might be a virus but doubt that. My reason for thinking this is my son came by and went on his G Mail and Facebook accounts about the time that this started. Any suggestions?

That is "text edit", not test edit in the subject line
( Last edited by Photocro; Aug 14, 2008 at 05:37 PM. Reason: arthritis)
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Aug 14, 2008, 05:42 PM
Why have you cross posted this again?

You have a discussion in the Mac OS X forum.


Multiple threads on the same subjects results in posters having to read & reply twice and gets frustrating very quickly.
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